Gary Wayne Shelton, 78, of Sullivan, Indiana passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at his Love Child’s residence.
He was born on April 11, 1942 in Sullivan, Indiana the son of Paul Shelton and Opal Barcus Shelton. Gary had several career paths before finding his calling as a Minister. He was a Minister for 20 years and Pastor/founder of the Southside Gospel Church in Sullivan, Indiana.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Jeffrey Wayne Shelton, daughter, Carla Shelton, two brothers; Montie Shelton and Joseph Shelton,six sisters; Beverly Monroe, Marilyn Blevens, Sharon Griffith, Patricia Harrison, Lois Bilyeu and Betty Guess and one grandson, Joseph Shelton.
Survivors include three sons; Jeff Shelton (Tammy) of Jacksonville, Arkansas, John Wolfe (Lesa) of Sullivan, Indiana, Todd Wolfe (Elaine) of Sullivan, Indiana, five daughters; Pamela Shelton of West Frankfort, Illinois, Shannon Padgett (Doug) of Sullivan, Indiana, Stacey Wolfe of Sullivan, Indiana, Angela Boone of Sullivan, Indiana and Heather Crumrin of Casey, Illinois, twenty-one grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two special nieces; Renetta Ellison and Tonia Keene. He is also survived by several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan, Indiana with Rev. Phillip Bilyeu and Rev. Larry Comer officiating. Interment will follow in Center Ridge Cemetery in Sullivan, Indiana. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Brust Funeral Home.
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